SISL Mini-Conference on Matching

February 29 - March 2, 2008

Directions to Caltech

All talks will take place in 25 Baxter Hall (Building 77 on campus map)

Social Science and Information Laboratory (SISL) at Caltech

 

Conference Program

Friday, February 29th

8:30  - 9:00         Registration and Breakfast

9:00 - 9:45         Atila Abdulkadilogru, Duke University
                       Expanding 'Choice' in School Choice  
                            (joint with Yeon-Koo Che and Yosuke Yasuda)

10:00 - 10:45     Guillaume Haeringer, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
                       Constrained School Choice: An Experimental Study
                             
(joint with Caterina Calsamiglia and Flip Klijn)

11:00 - 11:45     Pat Bajari, University of Minnesota
                       Complementarities and Collusion in an FCC Spectrum Auction
                             
(joint with Jeremy Fox)

11:45 -  1:30        Lunch

1:30  -  2:15         Marek Pycia, Penn State University
                              A Theory of House Allocation and Exchange Mechanisms

                             
(joint with Utku Unver)

2:30  -  3:15         Jay Sethuraman, Columbia University
                              House Allocation with Fractional Endowments

                             
(joint with Stergios Athanassoglou
                             
3:15  -  3:45        Coffee

3:45  -  4:30        Bettina Klaus, Maastricht University
                             Stochastic Stability for Roommate Markets
                            
(joint with Flip Klijn and Markus Walzl)

4:45  -  5:30        Jeremy Fox, University of Chicago
                              Estimating Matching Games with Transfers

6:00  -                  Dinner - Saladang Song
                             (363 South Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena)

 

Saturday, March 1st

8:30  - 9:00         Breakfast

9:00 - 9:45         Lars Ehlers, University of Montreal
                       Matching Markets under (In) Complete Information
                             
(joint with Jordi Masso)

10:00 - 10:45     Ali Hortacsu, University of Chicago
                       Matching and Sorting in Online Dating
                             
(joint with Gunter J. Hitch and Dan Ariely)

11:00 - 11:45     Fuhito Kojima, Harvard University
                       Substitutes and Stability for Matching with Contracts
                             
(joint with John Hatfield)

11:45 -  1:30        Lunch

1:30  -  2:15         Utku Unver, University of Pittsburgh
                              Dynamic Kidney Exchange

2:30  -  3:15         Jorge Oviedo
                              The Blocking Lemma for a Many-to-one Matching Model 
                             
3:15  -  3:45        Coffee

3:45  -  4:30        Muriel Niederle, Stanford University
                              Matching through Decentralized Markets

                             
(joint with Leeat Yariv)

4:45  -  5:30        Onur Kesten, Carnegie Mellon University
                             Why do Popular Mechanisms Lack Efficiency in Random Environments?

5:30  -  6:15        Michael Ostrovsky, Stanford University
                       Two-sided Matching with Interdependent Values
                             
(joint with Archishman Chakraborty and Alessandro Citanna)

6:15  -                  Reception and Dinner - Dabney Hall

 

Sunday, March 2nd

8:30  - 9:00         Breakfast

9:00 - 9:45         Jordi Masso, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
                       The Multiple-partners Assignment Game with Heterogeneous Sells and Multi-unit
                             Demands: Competitive Equilibria
 
                             (joint with Daniel Jaume and Alejandro Neme)

10:00 - 10:45     M. Bumin Yenmez, Stanford Graduate School of Business
                       Median Stable Matching 
                             
(joint with Michael Schwartz)

11:00 - 11:45     Flip Klijn, Institute for Economic Analysis, CSIC
                       Stability, Decomposition, and Medians
                            
(joint with Bettina Klaus)   

12:00 - 1:00        Lunch